May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 80

Price Realized: $ 1,125
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
DICKENS, CHARLES. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewitt. Half-title. Frontispiece, additional pictorial title and 38 engraved plates. 8vo, contemporary full green morocco by Riviere for Sotheran, unevenly faded to tan, covers blocked in gilt, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, top edges gilt; inner dentelles. London: Chapman & Hall, 1844

Additional Details

first edition in book form, extra-illustrated with 18 watercolor sketches by "Kyd" inserted. Second issue with the signpost reading £100 and the 14 line errata leaf after list of plates. Smith Vol. I, 7; Hatton and Cleaver, pp. 185-224. Eckel, pp. 71-73; Smith I, 7.